Economics & Policy Analysis

The MSc in Economics and Policy Analysis at UL is specifically designed to equip students with the practical skills required for a career in economics. The programme has a strong applied public policy focus which will prepare graduates for positions that require the application of economic knowledge and practical skills. It is the first and only masters in economics in Ireland that offers the opportunity to obtain a double degree through our partnership with HEC Liège (the Business School of the University of Liège) in Belgium. The programme also incorporates an international field trip element.

Further enquiries

Course Director
Dr Darragh Flannery
Tel: +353 (0) 61 202975

Course Coordinator
Kathy Ryan
Tel: +353 (0) 61 234389

Subjects taught

Autumn Semester

• Microeconomic Theory
• Macroeconomic Theory
• Evolution of Economic Theory
• Global Finance & Capital Markets
• Applied Data Analysis for Economics
• Preliminary Mathematics and Statistics for Economics

Optional Module
• Professional Development 1

Spring Semester
• Econometrics
• Public Finance & Regulation
• Industrial Policy: Theory, Practice & Evaluation
• Labour & Education Economics
• Dissertation Preparation

Optional Module
• Professional Development 2

Summer Semester
• Dissertation 1
• Dissertation 2
• International Business Workshop

Application date

Application Deadlines

Taught Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basies but specific programmes have individual closing dates which can be found on our on-line prospectus

Research Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for research programmes. The applications for Research programmes are review each month by the Postgraduate Research Committee.

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